Marvel at stunning masterpieces of Renaissance art
Explore the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
Visit one of the world-famous squares, St Peter's Square
Skip the line access to the Vatican and St Peter's Basilica
Covid-19 Update: This tour is now available. The use of masks is mandatory, please bring your own to wear on tour.
1st November – 31st March: Wednesday & Saturday
1st April – 31st October: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday (English)
Monday, Wednesday & Friday (Spanish)
Duration: 3 hours
Children: €49 (4 – 8 years old)
Group Size: Maximum 25
Entrance to the Vatican Museums is strictly subject to a dress code. Please ensure you wear clothing that covers your knees and shoulders or you may be refused entry.
Please select your preferred language when you book.
Meet your guide close to the entrance to the Vatican Museum by 1:50pm
Guided tour of the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel with Skip the Line tickets
Explore the St Peters Basilica and Square with local guide
Pay a visit to one of the world’s most iconic ancient destinations by joining us on a tour of the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel. Called home by the various Popes since the 14th-century, on this tour you’ll get the chance to explore the Vatican’s endless array of fascinating monuments, including the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Across this three-hour tour, you’ll be joined by an expert art historian guide who will lead you through its many monumental spaces, which feature masterpieces by the likes of Raphael, Michelangelo, and Bernini.
Beginning our tour with by wandering the museums, this is your once-in-a-lifetime chance to explore the world’s most important Renaissance art collection. Having been assembled by the Popes over the last five hundred years, you’ll get to view many of the period’s most significant sculptures and paintings that have only grown in stature throughout the centuries. As you get a look at each artwork, your expert guide will be there to provide you with all the remarkable details behind these works. Meanwhile, you’ll also get to learn about the fascinating lives of artists such as Michelangelo and Raphael whose names still carry such enormous influence.
Once we’ve finished considering some simply astounding works of art, we’ll make our way to St Peter’s Square where you’ll roam Bernini’s stunningly crafted colonnade before entering the Basilica. Recognised as one of the most important religious structures in all of Christianity, a host of celebrated ancient architects contributed to its design and construction, including Michelangelo. Admire the building’s famous dome from the inside as you roam the vast space and get a glimpse of even more masterpieces, such as “Pieta” by Michelangelo and works by Canova and Bernini. Having taken 120 years to complete, there’s little doubt that the world-famous structure of St. Peter’s Basilica is a stunning place to conclude our afternoon tour into one of the world’s most renowned icons.
Officially licensed local guide
Skip the line tickets to the Vatican and St Peter’s Basilica
The meeting point for this tour is close to the entrance to the Vatican Museums, please meet your guide 20 minutes prior to your departure time. You will be given full instructions via email once you have successfully made your booking.